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Reference Sources for Historical Linguistics

Below are some key reference texts for historical linguistics and language change. The Comparative-Historical Linguistics bibliography (online) in the Oxford Bibliographies series provides a nice overview of key themes, scholars and texts in the field.

Subject Headings

Subject Headings and Call Numbers

Books on Historical Linguistics can be found in the UBC Library Catalogue using these subject headings:

This format will narrow your search results to a specific language or language family:

Historical Linguistics: Key Journals

Diachronica. International Journal for Historical Linguistics
Folia Linguistica
Journal of Historical Linguistics
Language Dynamics and Change